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A bit about us
GroundTruth is the leading location-based marketing and advertising technology company. Sitting at the convergence of offline and online data, GroundTruth delivers a unique data set called “visitation data,” which allows brands, agencies, SMBs, and non-profits to drive high-performing business outcomes (ROI). GroundTruth activates this data through a suite of performance products and services via their self-serve advertising platform, through managed services, or tailored partnerships. GroundTruth has built proprietary filtering processes that combines our BlueprintTM contextual mapping technology, owned & operated properties, along with 3rd party mobile location data, together yielding over 30B visits annually.

We believe that innovative technology starts with the best talent and have been ranked one of Ad Age’s Best Places to Work for two years in a row (2021 & 2022). Learn more about the perks of joining our team here.

Associate Software Engineer, Ad Serving Systems

Remote (US) or New York, NY or Germantown, MD

A bit about the team

The ad serving team at GroundTruth develops and operates the servers that are core to our advertising business processing billions of requests per day in real time. 

A bit about you

Entry-level professional with limited or no prior experience to contribute on a project or work team. Individual learns to use professional concepts to resolve problems of limited scope and complexity under close supervision while achieving day-to-day objectives. Works on developmental assignments that are initially routine in nature, requiring limited judgment and decision making. Applies basic skills while developing some specialized skills in procedures, operations, techniques, tools, materials, and/or equipment appropriate to area of specialization. This level is typically focused on self-development.

You will:

  • Code and test software features to meet specifications
  • Create and maintain unit and functional tests in collaboration with the testing team
  • Provide operational support of your deployed code

You are:

  • A team player who is organized, flexible and willing to adapt
  • Not afraid of new technologies and driven to learn
  • A detail-oriented person, who catches problems early and adjusts
  • A strong communicator who is able to collaborate with multiple business and engineering stakeholders and work through conflicting needs
  • A problem solver who likes to dive deep into a problem, diagnose root causes and work with multiple teams to come up with a solution

You have:

  • Education: 4 year degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Professional experience:1+ years of experience in software engineering
  • The following skills/certifications: Java or Python or C++ or Javascript
  • Additional nice to have skills/certifications: AWS, Vertx, Akka, Netty, SQL, MS or PHD Degree in Computer Science or related field, Oracle Certified Java Programmer, AWS Certified Solutions Architect, Scrum.org Professional Scrum Master I

What we offer

At GroundTruth, we want our employees to be comfortable with their benefits so they can focus on doing the work they love.

  • Unlimited Paid Time Off
  • In Office Daily Catered Lunch
  • Fully stocked snacks/beverages
  • 401(k) employer match
  • Health coverage including medical, dental, vision and option for HSA or FSA
  • Generous parental leave
  • Company-wide DEIB Committee
  • Inclusion Academy Seminars
  • Wellness/Gym Reimbursement
  • Pet Expense Reimbursement
  • Company-wide Volunteer Day
  • Education reimbursement program
  • Cell phone reimbursement
  • Equity Analysis to ensure fair pay

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity, inclusion and equity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodations under applicable federal, state and/or local laws. If you need reasonable accommodations in the application process, please reach out to us at careers-gt@groundtruth.com.